Citing Lincoln's Assassination, Matthews Again Blasts GOP as Racist

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<p>On the April 14 <em>Hardball</em>, MSNBC host Chris Matthews used the anniversary of Abraham Lincoln&#39;s assassination to once again blast Republicans as racist:</p>

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<p>&ldquo;Let me finish tonight with the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, who was shot 150 years ago today.... Why do the people running the Republican Party, starting with Reince Priebus, oversee a national effort in three dozen states to create voter laws that make it hard for minorities, especially older minorities, from exercising the right that Abraham Lincoln died fighting to get them. This is a scar on the Grand Old Party....Who can not blame the Republican Party itself from reverting to the bad old days of Jim Crow and poll taxes and bogus literacy tests?&rdquo;</p>
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